Leading Brazilian cable operator Net Servicos said last week that it may default on some of its $421 million debt due to the devaluation of the local currency against the U.S. dollar.
James Bond took his own advice this weekend, as MGM 007 actioner "Die Another Day" delayed its demise atop the box office rankings with a third straight No. 1 perf.
The already-ailing network TV movie business could soon be hit with another black Eye. After several years of fading ratings, the once-mighty CBS Sunday Movie -- the last remaining weekly movie…
It's channel-hopping, Indian style. Smarting from the defection of movie channel HBO to Sony Entertainment Television (SET), India's Zee-Turner has opted for reality fare to fill the gap while it…
Making TV spinoffs from hit movies may be nothing new in Hollywood, where shows like "The Odd Couple," "MASH" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" have, arguably, gone on to outshine their source material…
Infomercials have gained a new level of respectability--thanks in part to a series of videos that star drunk college girls yanking off their tops and flashing the camera.
Dutch broadcaster Veronica, the top brand name in Dutch broadcasting for nearly 30 years, is finding its comeback rough going after two years off the air. Veronica went dark after it bailed out of a…
Born into Jamaican aristocracy and educated at Harrow, the man behind Bob Marley, U2 and Steve Winwood has long cut a princely figure in the often hardscrabble music biz.
One of the goofiest comedies on national television employs no scriptwriters and doesn't play before a studio audience. The program is TNT's Thursday night "Inside the NBA," and the ostensible…
Road grosses dropped significantly in Week 27 (Nov. 25-Dec. 1), dropping 25.8% for a total of $11,470,198 with 15 shows reporting.